John Fraser Ramsey

Undergraduate History Major Jackson Foster Wins Ramsey Award

Jackson Foster didn’t start out as an historian. He had an offer from the University of Miami to do a joint BA/PhD in biochemistry, and he was prepared for a life of scientific research. Despite this chosen life path, Foster discovered that he was more interested in understanding society’s origins, its future, and its role […]

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Undergraduate History Major Jackson Foster Wins Ramsey Award

Jackson Foster, a native of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and Junior majoring in History and Religious Studies, has won the 2021 John Fraser Ramsey Award. The Ramsey Award, named after former history professor John Fraser Ramsey, who taught in the Department of History for more than forty years. The award recognizes a “junior with the versatility […]

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Emily Adams Wins John Fraser Ramsey Award

The Department of History is proud to announce that one of our undergraduate students, Emily Adams, was recently named the winner of the 2019 John Fraser Ramsey Award! The award, one of The University of Alabama’s Premier Awards, is given in the memory of long-time history professor John F. Ramsey and honors students who embody […]

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